Technological Change, the Demand for Skills, and the Adequacy of their Supply
There is a wide consensus that economic performance rests on a suitably trained labour force. There is dispute over whether or not recent technological change has increased the demand for skills. There is also dispute over whether or not the Canadian education and training systems deliver adequate supplies of needed skills. This paper examines the evidence bearing on these competing positions, then goes on to draw some implications from the debate for the use of academic research in policy debate.
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Volume (Year): 27 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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